Blackburnian warbler

[ blak-bur-nee-uh n ]
/ blækˈbɜr ni ən /

noun

a black-and-white North American wood warbler, Dendroica fusca, having an orange throat and an orange and black head.

Origin of Blackburnian warbler

1775–85, Americanism; named after Mrs. Hugh Blackburn, 18th-century Englishwoman; see -ian

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